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Gregory Walker

Music in the Galleries: Gregory Walker, Violin

Sun, May 12, 2024 12:00 - 02:00 PM MDT

Venue : Clyfford Still Museum

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Category: Music + Films,

Performances at 12 p.m. and 1 p.m.

Enjoy live music in the Clyfford Still Museum galleries with performances at 12-12:45 p.m. and 1-1:45 p.m. by Gregory Walker on violin, performing a program of solo violin music focused on motion and emotion. Motion and emotion are at the heart of centuries of solo violin repertoire, and Walker will treat us to a program including the unaccompanied dances of J.S. Bach and Nicolo Paganini’s virtuosity to the down-and-dirty blues of Gregory T.S. Walker and African-American pioneer Dolores White.

The performances are included with Museum admission and are free for CSM members. Seating is limited and first come, first served. The music may be enjoyed from any gallery.

Music in the Galleries concerts are a family-friendly introduction to live music. All attendees are welcome to sit, stand, wiggle, and walk through the galleries while listening to music in a way that feels enjoyable.

About Gregory Walker

A man stands in a pool holding a violin
Gregory Walker

Violinist and composer Gregory Walker has developed unique collaborations with Poland’s Filharmonia Sudecka and the Encuentro Musical de los Americas in Cuba, as well as the Colorado Symphony, Detroit Symphony, Cleveland Chamber Symphony, Breckenridge Festival Orchestra, Colorado Music Festival Orchestra, and the Philadelphia Orchestra.   He has been engaged at Norway’s Tromsø Cathedral Series, the Centro Mexicano para la Musica y las Artes Sonoras, the Cork Orchestral Society Concert Series in Ireland, the Genesis Concert Series in Beijing, the NWEAMO Festival in Tokyo, Chetana International Music Festival in India, and at the U.S. Library of Congress.  Walker is an American Academy of Arts and Letters fellowship-winning composer, University of Colorado Denver professor, and sometime guitar hero profiled in Guitar for the Practicing Musician magazine.  He was also featured in the internationally-distributed documentary film, Song of the Untouchable.

Presented in collaboration with Friends of Chamber Music.

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